FX Sets Date for Charlie Sheen's Anger Management and Other Summer Comedy Fare

FX has chosen Thursday, June 28 as the launching pad for a newly robust night of comedy, teed up by the series premiere of Charlie Sheen‘s Anger Management.

Loosely based on the 2003 Jack Nicholson/Adam Sandler movie, Sheen’s Anger will debut that Thursday at 9/8c with back-to-back episodes. It will be followed at 10 pm by the Season 2 premiere of Wilfred (featuring guest star Robin Williams). Season 3 of Louis C.K.’s Louie will unspool at 10:30 pm.

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Starting July 5, Anger Management will regularly air at 9:30 pm, leading out of a repeat of the previous week’s episode.

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Capping FX’s Thursday line-up is Strangely Uplifting, a new late-night offering starring British bad boy Russell Brand and promising an “unvarnished, unfiltered take on current events, politics and pop culture.”

Which of FX’s summer comedies are you most looking forward to?

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12 Comments
  1. Tim says:

    FX seems to be the only network with any clue. That’s an amazing thursday night line up.

  2. Shawnobot says:

    Any line up with Louis CK’s show is of a higher caliber thanks to the quality of his show. Wilfred also was great last year, I can’t believe that I am interested to see all of these shows, especially considering two of them star Charlie Sheen and Russell Brand. I hope Sheen does something different with this character, I think this is his chance to prove the guy in Platoon and Wall Street hasn’t been burned away. He was apparently a professional and well liked actor on Spin City and I hope he gets it together and makes something great. FX is one of my favourite channels and the quality of the shows they make is incredible. I hope the streak continues…

  3. Juliet says:

    Oh my..i can’t wait, Anger Management i am really curious to watch, hope it will be good; Charlie Sheen has really good comedic timing skills and i just love Louie and Wilfred..Russel Brand well i will see, i can take it or leave it.. this night appeared to be just awesome : FX you rock !

  4. Michael Sacal says:

    When I read that Sheen was playing a baseball player in AM, I was hoping he’d be reprising the role of Wild Thing.

  5. JJ says:

    Charlie used to look like a leading man. Now, he looks like a villain.

    • Julie says:

      so what ? ‘villain’ are more interesting anyway..and what about ‘anti-hero’ ? He is perfect for it and it is the new ‘it’ type of leading man. The ‘goodie clean dudley do right’ hero interest nobody, it is boring, i chose Sheen eccentric ways over that any day even more on(-screen when it is supposed to entertain us.

  6. Melissa29 says:

    Only 5 comments? I guess this shows the lack of interest in Charlie Sheen. However, I am looking forward to Louie C.K. Watched Wilfred last year, but am still not sure about it as after every episode I was slightly disturbed.

  7. Joyce says:

    I’m so excited for the new season of Wilfred! It’s been a long wait after that season ending show and I’ve been dying to know what happens. Good luck to those amazing writers.

  8. Frank says:

    Can’t wait for Charlie’s Show!!!!

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